Police investigating body found under road train

Sam JonesNorth West Telegraph
Police were on the scene of a serious traffic incident near along Great Northern Highway in Hedland.
Camera IconPolice were on the scene of a serious traffic incident near along Great Northern Highway in Hedland. Credit: Sam Jones/Sam Jones

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found under a parked road train near Port Hedland.

The driver of the road train discovered the man's body just after seven thirty last night at a truck stop on the Great Northern Highway.

The driver of the road train is assisting police with their inquiries.

Major crash investigators will travel to the Hedland today.

A number of members of the public that were in the vicinity of the incident were kept on the scene to assist police.

Police were on the scene of a serious traffic incident along Great Northern Highway in Hedland.
Camera IconPolice were on the scene of a serious traffic incident along Great Northern Highway in Hedland. Credit: Sam Jones/Sam Jones

Police are asking members of the public to avoid the area or take alternative routes, as there are expected to be traffic delays whilst police investigate the matter.

More details to come.

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